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Cairo Layover Trips to Giza Pyramids Islamic Cairo & Khan Khalili Bazaar provided by Emo Tours Egypt

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Cairo Layover Trips to Giza Pyramids Islamic Cairo & Khan Khalili Bazaar

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  As Per selected time Pickup from Cairo international airport by our Expert Tour guide who will greet you with a sign shows our guest name on it then transfer in Private A/C Vehicle to Start your Cairo layover Tours Visit Giza Pyramids and Sphinx where you can see 9 pyramids at that sight, the most important one is the great pyramid of the king Cheops which considered as the highest pyramid have ever built in Egypt and one of the seven wonders of ancient Egypt, also you can see 9 pyramids at that area, Sphinx which represents king Kefren that his head as head of a human being and a body of lion’s animal, the valley kings which specialized for the high priest to make The mummification process of the king.  Then Continue your Cairo Layover Tours to Visit Islamic Cairo tour which including El Sultan Hassan Mosque is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near the Citadel in Cairo. Its construction began 757 AH/1356 CE with work ending three years later "without even a single day of idleness". At the time of construction the mosque was considered remarkable for its fantastic size and innovative architectural components. Commissioned by an-Nasir Hasan, a sultan of a short and relatively unimpressive profile, al-Maqrizi noted that within the mosque were several "wonders of construction".The mosque was, for example, designed to include schools for all four of the Sunni schools of thought: Shafi'i, Maliki, Hanafi and Hanbali. Then Continue your Cairo Layover Tours to Visit El Rafaai Mosque  named in English the Royal Mosque, is located in Cairo, Egypt, in Midan al-Qal'a, adjacent to the Cairo Citadel. The building is located opposite the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, which dates from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a complement to the older structure. This was part of a vast campaign by the 19th century rulers of Egypt to both associate themselves with the perceived glory of earlier periods in Egypt's Islamic history and modernize the city. The mosque was constructed next to two large public squares and off of several European style boulevards constructed around the same time.  Then Continue your Cairo Layover Tours to Visit Ibn Tulun mosque is located in Cairo, Egypt. It is arguably the oldest mosque in the city surviving in its original form, and is the largest mosque in Cairo in terms of land area.The mosque was commissioned by Ahmad ibn Ţūlūn, the Turkic Abbassid governor of Egypt from 868–884 whose rule was characterized by de facto independence. The historian al-Maqrizi lists the mosque's construction start date as 876 AD, and the mosque's original inscription slab identifies the date of completion as 265 AH, or 879 AD.The mosque was constructed on a small hill called Gebel Yashkur, "The Hill of Thanksgiving." One local legend says that it is here that Noah's Ark came to rest after the Deluge, instead of at Mount Ararat. Then transfer to a Local restaurant to take your included lunch  where you taste the Egyptian Food Lunch is included on the Tour Price but Beverages is not Then Continue your Cairo Layover Tours to Visit Alazhar Mosque is a mosque in Islamic Cairo in Egypt. Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah of the Fatimid Caliphate commissioned its construction for the newly established capital city in 970. Its name is usually thought to allude to the Islamic prophet Muhammad's daughter Fatimah, a revered figure in Islam who was given the title az-Zahrā′ ("the shining or resplendent one"). It was the first mosque established in Cairo, a city that has since gained the nickname "the City of a Thousand Minarets. Then you will end your tour with Khan El khalili Bazar which was a market place for the foreigners coming from many different places to sell their own products on it during Islamic empires time here in Egypt, but right now it become a touristic place which has a lot of shops selling the Egyptian souvenirs and also has a lot of coffee shops where you can take a rest on it after that lovely tour which serving Shisha. Also this area has the most unique mosques as El Azhar mosque and El Hussen mosque. Then you will be transferred Back to Cairo international airport for final departure
  • You'll start at
    Gameyat Al Mohafaza Ala Al Quoran Al Karim
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  • 1
    Pyramids of Giza
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Al Rifai Mosque
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Mosque of Ibn Tulun
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Al-Azhar Mosque
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 6
    Khan Al-Khalili
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Gameyat Al Mohafaza Ala Al Quoran Al Karim
    Gameyat Al Mohafaza Ala Al Quoran Al Karim, Thaneyah, Giza District, Giza Governorate, Egypt
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Important Information
Departure Point
Gameyat Al Mohafaza Ala Al Quoran Al Karim, Thaneyah, Giza District, Giza Governorate, Egypt
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bottled water
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Snacks
  • Snacks (Water,Pepsi Can,Chips)
  • Gratuities
  • any Optional Tours entering any of the Pyramids & Mummies Requires additional Tickets can be bought during the visit Ticket of inside the great Pyramid 22.50 $ Ticket of the Middle Pyramid 7.50 $ Solar Boat Museum 7.50 $ Mummies Room at Museum 10.50 $ 1 Hour camel ride around the pyramids 20$ 30 minutes Camel ride 10 $ 1 hour quad bike trip at the wide desert of Giza Pyramids 25
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
  • Entry/Admission - Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
  • Entry/Admission - Al Rifai Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Ibn Tulun
  • Entry/Admission - Al-Azhar Mosque
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Chinmaya J wrote a review Jan 2018
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We have a fantastic experience with this tour. Our private tour guide, Adel Hakem , was a very knowledgeable, professional and really friendly guy. He took us to all those mandatory places that a tourist cannot lose while in cairo. He was incredibly knowledgeable about Egypt’s
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Response from Monaemotours, Guest Relations Manager at Cairo Layover Trips to Giza Pyramids Islamic Cairo & Khan Khalili Bazaar
Responded Jun 21, 2019
Dear guest, Thanks for the awesome review, Our valued customer ! We work hard to meet expectations like yours, and we’re happy to hear we hit the mark for you. Come back and see us soon. Cheers! Sincerely, Emo Tours Egypt
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